Jammu, 1 August 2021 : Advisor to Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor, Farooq Khan on Sunday, August 1, congratulated Indian ace shuttler PV Sindhu and Indian men’s hockey team for their marvellous performance in the Tokyo Olympics.
In a message here, Khan extended greetings to PV Sindhu for winning bronze medal in Tokyo Olympics by defeating He Bingjiao of China.
Khan is in-charge of Jammu and Kashmir Youth Affairs and Sports.
“PV Sindhu is an inspiration to our youth and role model for girls in particular,” said the Advisor further asserting that she can be a guiding force to our daughters who are pursuing sports in achieving their dreams.”
Khan had also all praise for Indian men’s hockey team for making into semifinals by beating Great Britan 3-1. He wished them success for their next match.
Indian men’s team has qualified for semifinals in Olympics after 49 years.”This is really a great achievement and I am sure that rest of the Indian athletes will be making all of us proud at this prestigious platform,” Khan told UNI.
He said that sports scenario in the country has seen a drastic change in the past few years.”The government is specially focussing this sector and the results are quite visible in Tokyo Olympics,” said the Advisor.
On Saturday, Khan felicitated Indian weightlifter Saikhom Mirabai Chanu’s coach Vijay Sharma, who have roots in Jammu and Kashmir.
With inputs fom UNI